Sunday, September 6, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 30 August to 5 September 2020

Dozens of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands of posts every week about their research, their families, and their interests. I appreciate each one of them and their efforts.

My criteria for "Best of ..." are pretty simple - I pick posts that advance knowledge about genealogy and family history, address current genealogy issues, provide personal family history, are funny or are poignant. I don't list posts destined for daily blog prompts or meme submissions (but I do include summaries of them), or my own posts.

Here are my picks for great reads from the genealogy blogs for this past week:

Understanding Genealogical Sources by Phil Isherwood on Seeing the Wood for the Trees.

Ancestry and the Longest Segment by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

7-gen 1-sheet by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

Locating Wills & Probates by Dana Leeds on Dana Leeds.

New Connection by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

These Are Not the Sullivans You're Looking For by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

Ancestry's New StoryScout - Be Cautious by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Top 25 Dutch Websites for Genealogy by John Boeren on Antecedentia.

The Plan Was ....... by Valerie Hughes on Genealogy With Valerie.

The Archive Lady:  Researching Our Ancestors From a Distance by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains.

The Future Evolution of Webinars and Online Virtual Conventions by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

Friday's Family History Finds  by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

 Friday Fossicking, 4th Sept 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- September 5, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (September 5, 2020) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

Readers are encouraged to go to the blogs listed above and  read their articles, and add the blogs to your Favorites, Feedly, another RSS feed, or email if you like what you read. Please make a comment to them also - all bloggers appreciate feedback on what they write.

Did I miss a great genealogy blog post? Tell me! I currently am reading posts from over 900 genealogy bloggers using Feedly, but I still miss quite a few it seems.

Read past Best of the Genea-Blogs posts here.


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1 comment:

Jacqi Stevens said...

A belated "thank you" for sharing my blog post, Randy. Much appreciated!